Monthly Archives: July 29, 2011

The Perfect Pillow

To get a great night’s sleep, not only do you need a comfortable and supportive mattress, but also a pillow that supports your preferred sleeping position.  Any old pillow won’t do when it comes to properly supporting your neck and keeping it aligned with your spine.  Depending on which position you primarily sleep in, you…read more

Every Commuters’ Dream: A Vertical Mattress

When you’re waiting for a bus or a train, don’t you feel like it takes forever to get there?  Don’t you wish you could just take a nap and when you wake up your transportation has arrived?  Well, waiting for the bus just got a lot more enjoyable. Designer Jamie O’Shea has created a snooze-worthy apparatus…read more

Improve Your Game, With Sleep? Athletes Take Note!

You may be on summer vacation right now, but before you know it, it will be preseason time and you’ll be on the field faster than you can say “back to school.”  Have you already started some preliminary training?  Perhaps you’re starting to run around your block a couple of times, or maybe you’ve been…read more

Decoding Mattress Shopping

EPT, LXF and UPEPT oh my!  When the time has come to purchase a new mattress, it’s easy to get lost in the sea of acronyms that further describe the mattress you’re researching.  My mom tells me that back in the day that there were only two ways to define a mattress: hard or soft. …read more

The Fundamentals on Foundations

There are three basic types of foundations to accommodate your new mattress; traditional support foundations (standard), adjustable foundations (AKA ergo) and storage foundations.  Each type of foundation has their own benefits, so let’s find what will work for you.   The Standard Box is exactly that, standard.  The standard box spring is about 8.5 to…read more

The New and Improved Sealy Mattress Commercials

Is anyone enjoying the latest Sleepy’s commercial featuring Sealy mattresses as much as I am?  If you haven’t seen it yet or if you need a quick refresher, here you go: It has all the components of a great commercial – fun music, gravity-defying visuals, and of course, a sense of humor.  The video alone…read more